Robert Samuel McDowell

M, b. 1879, d. 1938

Child of Robert Samuel McDowell and Bertha Elizabeth Aberhart

Janet McEdward

F, b. circa 1781
  • Janet McEdward was born circa 1781 in Kingussie and Insch, Inverness, Scotland.
  • Janet McEdward married Donald Stuart on 5 December 1797 in Kingussie and Insch, Inverness, Scotland.
  • Janet McEdward and Donald Stuart appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Stranantopar, Kingussie, Inverness, Scotland. Donald was 70 years old, independent and was born in Inverness Shire. Janet was 60 also born Inverness Shire. Their 8 year old grandson Evan McPherson was living with them. He was also born in Inverness Shire.
  • Janet McEdward appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Stanantobar House, Kingussue. Janet is shown as a 70 year old. She is living with lodgers Isabella McPherson aged 60, and James McPherson aged 25 (a gamekeeper) both born in Alvie, Inverness. A Janet McPherson aged 35 (a houseservant) was visiting the household. Isabella Ritchie, a 12 year old scholar born in Ahole Parish, Path Shire was also living there. She was Janet's granddaughter.

Children of Janet McEdward and Donald Stuart

Anastasia Ellen McErlean

F, b. 1905, d. 1918

Bridget Josephine McErlean

F, b. 1891, d. 1945
  • Bridget Josephine McErlean was born in 1891 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Hugh McErlean and Nancy (Annie) Mullin.
  • Bridget Josephine McErlean died in 1945 in Queensland.

Children of Bridget Josephine McErlean

Catherine Mary McErlean

F, b. 1898, d. 1979

Daniel McErlean

M, b. circa 1870, d. 1939
  • Daniel McErlean was born circa 1870.
  • He was the son of John McErlean and Catherine Kelly.
  • Daniel McErlean died in 1939 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Daniel Thomas McErlean

M, b. 1909, d. 1978
  • Daniel Thomas McErlean was born in 1909 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Patrick McErlean and Rachel Margaret Diamond.
  • At the age of 24 years, Daniel Thomas McErlean married Mavis Mabel Winter in 1933 in Queensland.
  • Daniel Thomas McErlean died in 1978 in Queensland.

Elizabeth McErlean

F, b. 1901

Elizabeth Margaret (Eliza) McErlean

F, b. 1899, d. 1959
  • Elizabeth Margaret (Eliza) McErlean was born in 1899 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Hugh McErlean and Nancy (Annie) Mullin.
  • Elizabeth Margaret (Eliza) McErlean and Nancy (Annie) Mullin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Ravensbourne. They carried out home duties.
  • At the age of 22 years, Elizabeth Margaret (Eliza) McErlean married John Thomas Pobar in 1921 in Queensland.
  • Elizabeth Margaret (Eliza) McErlean died in 1959 in Queensland.

Francis Leonard McErlean

M, b. 1914, d. 1964
  • Francis Leonard McErlean was born in 1914 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Bridget Josephine McErlean.
  • Francis Leonard McErlean died in 1964 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Hugh McErlean

M, b. circa 1860, d. 1908
  • Hugh McErlean was born circa 1860.
  • He was the son of John McErlean and Catherine Kelly.
  • Hugh McErlean married Nancy (Annie) Mullin in 1887 in Queensland.
  • Conditional approval for Hugh McErlean's selection of landwas given on 24 November 1888. He selected 40 acres of land at Ravensbourne. "For the agricultural township farms adjoining the village of Ravensbourne there was great competition, many of the portions being applied for from four to ten times over. The ballot had to be resorted to in no less than 50 cases; this, with the refunding of the amounts paid by the unsuccessful applicants, necessarily occupied  a deal of time, and it was not till half-past 6 O'clock that the business was concluded, and the court closed. By 7 o'clock the whole of the refundments had been paid over to 115 applicants. The 76 portions adjoining the village of Ravensbourne, granted at the land court, were  apportioned among 62 selectors, so there is every probability of the village settlement of Ravensbourne proving a success. The total area granted at the court was 5025 acres among 68 applicants."
  • He. The Queenslander reported that applications for certificates at Ravensbourne for the following selections were adjourned for inspection:- John M'Laughlan, William Richards, August F. Beutel, Gustav F. Beutel, Robert Shedden, Ann Walsh, Donald A McDonald, Hugh M'Erlean, Mary Ryan, Charles McQuillan, Frederick Reuschle, Jacob Weller, Harriet E. Austin, Emma L. Austin, Charles Wallace, Henry McLeod, and William J. H. Austin.
  • In 1901 Hugh McErlean and Nancy (Annie) Mullin lived in Ravensbourne.. Hugh was listed on the Crow's Nest Post Office directory as a farmer of Ravensbourne as was his brother James:CR:]
  • Hugh McErlean and Nancy (Annie) Mullin appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1905 living at Ravensbourne. Hugh was a farmer.
  • Hugh McErlean died in 1908 in Queensland.

Children of Hugh McErlean and Nancy (Annie) Mullin

Hugh Daniel McErlean

M, b. 1895
  • Hugh Daniel McErlean was born in 1895 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Hugh McErlean and Nancy (Annie) Mullin.
  • Hugh Daniel McErlean appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Ravensbourne. He was a timberfeller.
  • He and Nancy (Annie) Mullin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Ravensbourne. Annie carried out home duties and son Hugh was a timber feller and son Michael a labourer.
  • Hugh Daniel McErlean appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Ravensbourne. He was a timber feller.

James Henry McErlean

M, b. 1897, d. 1971
  • James Henry McErlean was born in 1897 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Hugh McErlean and Nancy (Annie) Mullin.
  • James Henry McErlean appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Ravensbourne. He was a farmer.
  • At the age of 25 years, James Henry McErlean married Catherine Mary (Kathleen) Brennan, daughter of Richard James Brennan and Margaret Mary McCaul, on 22 February 1922 in St Patrick's Church, Toowoomba, Queensland. The Brisbane Courier reported:-" At St. Patrick's Church on Wednesday morning the wedding was celebrated by the Rev. Father Murphy of Miss Kathleen Brennan (daughter of Mr. Richard Brennan, Ravensbourne) and Mr. Henry McErlean (son of the late Mr. Hugh McErlean and Mrs. McErlean, Ravensbourne). The bride wore, a frock of ivory embroidered crepe de Chine, and her embroidered tulle veil was arranged over a wreath of orange blossoms. A bouquet of while asters and roses, tied with white satin ribbon, was carried. There was one maid in attendance. Miss May Brennan (the bride's sister), who wore a frock of white chiffon voile, inserted with lace, and a broad-leafed Leghorn hat, sashed with pink ribbon and set with pink roses. She carried a bouquet of pink asters and dahlias tied with pink ribbons. Mr. Francis McErlean attended his brother as best man. After the ceremony the wedding party was entertained at the residence of Mrs. T. Pobar, at Willowburn, and on leaving later for Brisbane Mrs. McErlean wore a costume of navy blue crepe de Cline and a white hat. "
  • James Henry McErlean and Catherine Mary (Kathleen) Brennan appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Helidon. James was a labourer.
  • James Henry McErlean died in 1971 in Queensland.

Child of James Henry McErlean and Catherine Mary (Kathleen) Brennan

James Patrick McErlean

M, b. 28 March 1862, d. 11 October 1930
  • James Patrick McErlean was born on 28 March 1862.
  • He was the son of John McErlean and Catherine Kelly.
  • At the age of 35 years, James Patrick McErlean married Rachel Margaret Diamond, daughter of Laurence Diamond and Mary Jane Gunter, in 1898 in Queensland.
  • In 1901 James Patrick McErlean and Rachel Margaret Diamond lived in Ravensbourne.. James was listed on the Crow's Nest Post Office directory as a farmer of Ravensbourne as was his brother Hugh:CR:]
  • James Patrick McErlean and Rachel Margaret Diamond appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1905 living at Ravensbourne. James was a farmer.
  • James Patrick McErlean and Rachel Margaret Diamond appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Ravensbourne. James was a farmer.
  • James Patrick McErlean died on 11 October 1930 in Queensland at age 68.

Children of James Patrick McErlean and Rachel Margaret Diamond

James Patrick McErlean

M, b. 1907

John McErlean

M, b. circa 1830
  • John McErlean was born circa 1830.
  • John McErlean married Catherine Kelly circa 1855.

Children of John McErlean and Catherine Kelly

John Patrick McErlean

M, b. 1893, d. 1972

John Vincent McErlean

M, b. 1904, d. 1944
  • John Vincent McErlean was born in 1904 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Patrick McErlean and Rachel Margaret Diamond.
  • At the age of 25 years, John Vincent McErlean married Nora Clair in 1929 in Queensland.
  • John Vincent McErlean died in 1944 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Katherine Agnes McErlean

F, b. 1888, d. 1939
  • Katherine Agnes McErlean was born in 1888 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Hugh McErlean and Nancy (Annie) Mullin.
  • Katherine Agnes McErlean and Nancy (Annie) Mullin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Ravensbourne. They carried out domestic duties.
  • Katherine Agnes McErlean and Nancy (Annie) Mullin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Ravensbourne. They carried out home duties.
  • Katherine Agnes McErlean died in 1939 in Queensland.

Kevin McErlean

M, b. circa 1923, d. 1923

Kevin Joseph McErlean

M, b. circa 1919, d. 1919
  • Kevin Joseph McErlean was born circa 1919.
  • Kevin Joseph McErlean died in 1919 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Bridget Josephine McErlean.

Lawrence McErlean

M, b. 1902, d. 1983
  • Lawrence McErlean was born in 1902 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Patrick McErlean and Rachel Margaret Diamond.
  • At the age of 26 years, Lawrence McErlean married Louise Broom in 1928 in Queensland.
  • Lawrence McErlean died in 1983 in Queensland.

Maryanne McErlean

F, b. 1889, d. 1962

Michael Francis McErlean

M, b. 1904
  • Michael Francis McErlean was born in 1904 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Hugh McErlean and Nancy (Annie) Mullin.
  • Michael was the best man at the wedding of Catherine Mary (Kathleen) Brennan and James Henry McErlean, son of Hugh McErlean and Nancy (Annie) McErlean, on 22 February 1922 in St Patrick's Church, Toowoomba, Queensland; The Brisbane Courier reported:-" At St. Patrick's Church on Wednesday morning the wedding was celebrated by the Rev. Father Murphy of Miss Kathleen Brennan (daughter of Mr. Richard Brennan, Ravensbourne) and Mr. Henry McErlean (son of the late Mr. Hugh McErlean and Mrs. McErlean, Ravensbourne). The bride wore, a frock of ivory embroidered crepe de Chine, and her embroidered tulle veil was arranged over a wreath of orange blossoms. A bouquet of while asters and roses, tied with white satin ribbon, was carried. There was one maid in attendance. Miss May Brennan (the bride's sister), who wore a frock of white chiffon voile, inserted with lace, and a broad-leafed Leghorn hat, sashed with pink ribbon and set with pink roses. She carried a bouquet of pink asters and dahlias tied with pink ribbons. Mr. Francis McErlean attended his brother as best man. After the ceremony the wedding party was entertained at the residence of Mrs. T. Pobar, at Willowburn, and on leaving later for Brisbane Mrs. McErlean wore a costume of navy blue crepe de Cline and a white hat. "
  • Michael Francis McErlean appeared on the Electoral Roll with Nancy (Annie) Mullin and Hugh Daniel McErlean in 1925 in Ravensbourne. Annie carried out home duties and son Hugh was a timber feller and son Michael a labourer.
  • Michael Francis McErlean appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Ravensbourne. He was a labourer.
  • At the age of 26 years, Michael Francis McErlean married Annie Henry in 1930 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Peter McErlean

M, b. 1901, d. 1902

Peter Francis McErlean

M, b. 1911, d. 1976

Rachel Margaret McErlean

F, b. 1913
  • Rachel Margaret McErlean was born in 1913 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Patrick McErlean and Rachel Margaret Diamond.
  • At the age of 26 years, Rachel Margaret McErlean married Harold Henry Liesegang in 1939 in Queensland.

Mary McEwan

F, b. circa 1860
  • Mary McEwan was born circa 1860.
  • Mary McEwan married John Fitch on 30 March 1896 in Queensland.
  • Mary McEwan and John Fitch appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1905 living at Ravensbourne. He was a farmer.

Marguerite Ethel McFadden

F, b. 19 March 1900, d. 22 May 1989
  • Marguerite Ethel McFadden was also known as Ethel Margaret.
  • She was born on 19 March 1900 in New Zealand. She was the daughter of Joseph and Edithl Amelia MCFADDEN.
  • At the age of 19 years, Marguerite Ethel McFadden married Alan Ernest Holdaway, son of Henry Oscar Holdaway and Jane Edwards, in 1920 in New Zealand.
  • On 28 May 1963,her husband, Alan Ernest Holdaway died in Upper Moutere, New Zealand, at age 73.
  • Marguerite Ethel McFadden died on 22 May 1989 in Motueka, New Zealand, at age 89.
  • She was buried on 24 May 1989 in Motueka Cemetery. She is buried with her husband Alan Ernest.

Cecilia McFarlane

F, b. 11 January 1922, d. 19 June 2013
  • Cecilia McFarlane was born on 11 January 1922.
  • Cecilia McFarlane died on 19 June 2013 at age 91.
  • She was buried.